• Primary school places

    The Coronavirus is affecting the world in unforeseen and profound ways.  While school buildings across the country are closed to the majority of pupils, the staff working in education have not stopped. Thursday 16th April will still see the announcement of the primary school places for September 2020.  While this may not be at the […]

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  • NASA: Langley Research Center

    Best Virtual Tours for Budding Scientists

    Stuck at home? Well, the team at Uswitch have compiled the ultimate list of the best virtual tours for the budding scientist in your family.  From NASA research centres to United Airforce museums you can keep budding scientists happy with tours around the most famous museums and research centres around the world.  NASA: Langley Research […]

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  • Covid-19 Homeschool diaries

    Covid-19 Homeschool Diaries – the beginning

    Sometimes you really have to be careful what you wish for.  A number of times in previous years I have toyed with the idea of homeschooling and now thanks to Covid-19 it has become a reality.  I may not write our homeschool diaries every day but as I have said to my children, this will […]

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  • Love Writing Co

    WIN the Gift of Writing with Love Writing Co

    I recently told you how Albie’s handwriting was getting better with the help of Love Writing Co and their amazing handwriting kits which you can use at home (or school).  Albie has continued to use his books and specially designed pencils and crayons to keep practising his writing skills and it’s paying off. Love Writing […]

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  • Online learning

    The benefits of studying online

    Online study makes learning accessible, even around other commitments or ventures. Some people choose to study while they raise children, work or travel. Other people simply do not suit being sat in a lecture theatre and prefer having control of their learning. Of course, it is not for everyone – we all have different learning […]

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  • Love Writing Co

    Love Writing Co Improving Albie’s Handwriting Skills

    #ad Learning to write doesn’t come naturally for all children and I personally feel that the teaching of cursive writing at school makes the process even more complicated and messy. Introducing Love Writing Co Albie has been sent a beginner’s pack of Love Writing Co stationery and handwriting practice books to help improve his writing […]

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  • Hour of Code Dance Party

    Amazon Future Engineer: Hour of Code Dance Party

    #AD As a parent with school-aged children, I often look at some of the things they do nowadays and feel slightly envious.  I loved school as a child but the progression of technology in the years since I left has meant that school has so much more to offer now. To Code or Not To […]

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